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10 Ways to Spice Up Your Pasta

Grilled Vegetables

If you want to add some extra flavor to what might be a bland veggie pasta dish, try grilling your vegetables over an open flame. Squash, zucchini, bell peppers, onion and asparagus are just a few vegetables that are great cooked on your barbecue. There are all kinds of methods for preparing your pasta vegetables on the grill. You can skewer the veggies and brush them with a spiced up olive oil mix or marinate the veggies beforehand for maximum flavor. You can also use a grill skillet. It looks like a traditional cooking pan, but the bottom and sides are full of holes. This allows you to use a method you may be more familiar with. Simply chop up your veggies and pan roast. For more kick, add flavored wood chips to your grill flame.